Western Aircraft Sales — Turboprop Safety
Are two engines really safer than one?
Proponents of twin-engine aircraft have long argued they have a safety advantage over single-engine aircraft like the Pilatus PC-12 in the event of an engine failure. Is it true?
Once and for all, the question of single engine safety in modern aircraft can be answered thanks to data available from the FAA, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and Transport Canada, as reviewed by Robert E. Breiling Associates, Inc.
More information on the PC-12 and Single Turbine Engine Safety